Junior Researcher in London

Junior Researcher

Job description

Our Business Development Team are looking for a Research Analyst to help our London Specialty divisions identify and convert new global sales opportunities.

Accurately analysing and interpreting research and available information, you clearly present your findings in a significant way. This allows us to develop and further our income and client base.

This is an excellent opportunity for a degree educated professional to join a leading international organisation and make a real difference!

Your Role:

  • Research, analyse and collate information and intelligence on the insurance market.
  • Analyse environmental, social, political and financial risks that can affect commercial insurance buying habits and future market fluctuations.
  • Prospect and client research; including developing target lists for business development activities.
  • Working with the Business Development Executives, using research to support the business in the development of clear sales propositions; both short and longer term.
  • Proactive in spotting opportunities, aware of key insurance industry topics, themes and trends and sharing your findings.
  • Develop MI to measure Gallagher Specialty’s divisional and competitor performance.
  • Partner with the Gallagher Market Management team to learn how insurer appetite aligns with market trends, and then using this analysis to underpin our new business initiatives.
  • Your Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level (Economics (PPE), International History, Business, International Studies or Political Science)
  • 3 years’ professional experience in a research role, preferably in financial services or insurance.
  • Proven planning and project execution skills, able to keep scope and financial objectives aligned. Validated experience in showing your research relates clearly to the topic in hand and ultimately delivers a successful outcome!
  • Eloquent with outstanding written, oral presentation skills. Proven report writing experience. Happy working to tight timescales when undertaking background research for tenders or bids.
  • Sound knowledge of current affairs and business trends.
  • Attention to detail is critical as is the ability to adapt to evolving priorities as commercial needs dictate.
  • Proficient problem-solving and intuitive mind-set.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • What we offer you:

    Gallagher offers competitive salaries and a full range of exciting benefits, including pension plans, medical cover, life and critical illness cover, health, wellbeing and fitness options. We also offer an employee stock purchase plan, travel loan options and huge opportunities to donate to charity through our matching scheme.

    We want Gallagher to be the organisation that all our people are proud to be a part of and where everyone can call themselves one of our team. Where our culture is embracing of difference, where you can be the best and, perhaps most importantly, be yourself.

    We are all different in some way. If we were all the same, and all thought the same, we would be vulnerable as a group. By welcoming and encouraging diverse opinions and backgrounds within our organisation, we will have a healthier, more innovative and ultimately more profitable business.

    If this sounds like somewhere you’d like to join, we’d love to hear from you. If you require flexibility for a role you are applying for, give us a call to chat through the options.

    About Us:

    Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture motivated by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

    As a member of our global brokerage team, you’ll help our clients address risk, protect assets and recover from losses.

    Our employing entity, Arthur J. Gallagher Services (UK) Limited, is proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation. Gallagher is committed to diversity of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender or gender identity, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnicity, colour, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion/ belief, age and those with caring responsibilities.

    Extra information

    Education Level
    Working hours per week
    4 - 40
    Type of Contract
    Casual / Part Time Jobs
    Published at
    Profession Sub-category
    Customer Service
    Full UK/EU driving license preferred
    Car Preferred
    Must be eligible to work in the EU
    Cover Letter Required

    London | Customer Service Jobs | Casual / Part Time Jobs | Other

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